- Carpineta Fontalpino Chianti Colli Senesi 2011 Product #27138 (In Stock)
Remember the 2010 Fontalpino Chianti Classico, a lush, black-fruited, Sangiovese with lots and lots of coffee and spice notes? The 2011 Colli Senesi, from thin-soiled vineyards closer to Siena, is a brighter, more elegant, take on Chianti with a pretty perfume of cherry, raspberry and fresh flowers and a juicy, long, finish. Bright enough for pasta, but with enough depth to be a great match for pork chops rubbed with garlic and rosemary.
“A suave, smooth red, bursting with black cherry, raspberry and spice flavors. Well-balanced, showing drive on the finish. Decant now, or age a year. Drink now through 2016.”Wine Spectator 90 points
- Carpineta Fontalpino Chianti Classico 2009 Product #25787 (In Stock)
Just a terrific bottle of Chianti that’s ready to enjoy now with rich foods – think Tuscan steak! – or to improve for 8+ years in the cellar. A dark fruited, rich, wine with loads of ripe, sweet, fruit on the long finish. A gem.
“Wonderful aromas of blueberries and dark chocolate follow through to a full body, with velvety tannins and a fruity finish. Solid and structured Chianti Classico. One of my favorite producers in the area. Better in 2012.” James Suckling 91 points
“An expression of darker fruit, this red remains fresh and defined by violet, black cherry and spice notes. Polished, but still marked by dense, edgy tannins, matched by sweet fruit on the finish. Best from 2013 through 2020. 600 cases imported.”Wine Spectator 92 points
- Carpineta Fontalpino Dofana 2007 Product #26283 (In Stock)
"Fabulous on the nose, with dark fruits and smoky, meaty undertones. Full-bodied, with velvety tannins and a long, fruity finish. There's a lovely richness and slight decadence to this. Equal parts Petit Verdot and Sangiovese. Best after 2012. 400 cases made."Wine Spectator 93 points